Louisiana Tech vs Middle Tennessee Final: 55-39 - Recap
|Louisiana Tech vs Middle Tennessee Final: 55-39 - Recap|
Louisiana Tech grabbed a 55-39 win over Middle Tennessee on Thursday, behind a 15-point effort from Jaron Johnson at Thomas Center.
Bettors who backed Louisiana Tech were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7 at sportsbooks.
Alex Hamilton had 12 points for Louisiana Tech and Michale Kyser chipped in with 9 points. Kenneth Smith had 9 assists for them, while Michale Kyser was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Middle Tennessee got 8 points from Shawn Jones in a losing cause and another 8 points from Neiko Hunter. Tweety Knight contributed 4 assists for them, while Reggie Upshaw Jr. had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisiana Tech were victorious, as the score was 27-19 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Louisiana Tech as they grabbed 33 boards, while Middle Tennessee only had 27.